Officially » State of Iowa
State Capital » Des Moines (also largest)
- Population » 3,190,369 (2020)
- Located in the American Midwest
- Bordered by Wisconsin to the northeast, Illinois to the east and southeast, Missouri to the south, Nebraska to the west, South Dakota to the northwest, and Minnesota to the north.
- Bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri River and Big Sioux River to the west
- One of the top states for hiking (Forbes)